Progress Report

June 2015 Highlights

By the Numbers


Reference questions were answered by Faculty and Graduate Services librarians.


Meetings/events hosted by Building Services, with 30 after hours and on weekends, including Friends of the Libraries Jazz in June convert. 


LibGuides developed by librarians and staff at K-State were active.


Documents were delivered from K-State’s collection through Interlibrary Services.


Questions from students, faculty, staff, and the public were answered by Hale Library Help student employees, staff, and librarians. 


Items lent by Interlibrary Services to aid researchers at other colleges.


Items were borrowed by Interlibrary Services from other libraries to aid K-State faculty and students in their research.


Pages of new digital content was created for KAPI, K-State thesis, dissertations, reports, and Project Ceres 1 & 2.


Views of LibGuides.


Items were checked out, returned, or renewed at all of the K-State Libraries’ Manhattan campus libraries (Hale plus all branches, including the Veterinary Medical Library).


Individuals came into Hale Library through the 2nd floor public entrance gates. 


Selected Accomplishments 

Library staff, student employees, and Libraries Student Ambassadors interacted with 1,211 students, family, and friends at the table in the Student Union during Summer Orientation and Enrollment. They provided information about library resources, jobs, and events, and gave away library-related flyers and fun memorabilia.

Two tours were offered every day of Orientation and Enrollment; 51 people total participated in the tours. Dan Ireton and Ellen Urton, with the assistance of Allyssa Bruce and support from Marketing and Communications, organized the Libraries’ participation.

As chair of the K-State Book Network, Tara Coleman presented at sixteen K-State First Parent Sessions during June Orientation and Enrollment.

Mike Haddock provided the featured program at the Dyck Arboretum of the Plains annual gala, "Summer Soirée Celebrating the Prairie," in Hesston.  The presentation was on the creation of the book Kansas Wildflowers and Weeds. Also, he served as a guide at the Annual Friends of Konza Prairie Wildflower Walk, Konza Prairie Biological Station.

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Last updated: 08/17/2015